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3 FUN FACTS ABOUT MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS HAVE THE BEST SMILE

When your sick and find yourself in the clinic or in hospital, the first person that welcomes you is the Medical Assistant. Their smile welcomes you and usually sets the tone for the rest of your care.

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS ARE FIT AND FAST

A typical Medical Assistant can check all your vital signs in less than 3 minutes. They often have to provide critical information about your state of health the moment you arrive in urgent care. They can read your temperature, heart rate, height, weight and blood pressure in just a few minutes.

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS ARE AT THE CENTER OF PATIENT CARE

Doctors and Nurses are usually busy with more patients than they can handle and sometimes they spend very little time with patients. Thanks to Medical Assistants who stay with patients all the way and that’s why they are priceless to a patient in need.

*Training to be a Medical Assistant is sometimes the first step to being a Vocational Nurse, Patient Care Assistant, Ultrasound Technician, Nurses Assistant, LVN, CNA or Healthcare Manager.

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